Lawmakers are considering a whopping progressive tax on proposed Japanese casino/resorts that might reach 50 percent of gross gaming revenue, reports The Japan Times.view
Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corp. (BYD) reported fourth-quarter net income of $82.2 million on Tuesday. The company said it had profit of 71 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, were 22 cents per share.view
MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren has revealed his company is ready to quickly move toward accepting sports bets, should the U.S. Supreme Court legalize national sports wagering.view
One Mann's Opinion | Las Vegas built its reputation as a “mecca for forbidden pleasures.” However, is the casino/resort industry headed in a different direction? We could soon see numerous changes right here.view
The Analyst | It is always a challenge to have a conversation with current and former Nevada Gaming Control Board agents, members or commissioners about contemporary topics. Not that they are unwilling to talk, but they are unwilling to be quoted.view
A new police initiative dubbed Take Back the Las Vegas Strip began Friday on the iconic portion of Las Vegas Boulevard, local law enforcement has announced. Police say the crack down on crime will help the homeless and make tourists feel more comfortable.view
In a filing late last week to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange outlining Sands China’s financial performance in 2017, Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson said the company’s Parisian Macao casino/resort has attracted more than five billion social media impressions.view
Aria, one of MGM Resorts International’s casino/resorts in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, has completed its $170 million conversion of a former theatre space into an expanded convention and meeting facility.view
An effort in Virginia to revive the shuttered Colonial Downs horseracing track near Richmond has resulted in proposed legislation to allow “historical horseracing” clearing the Virginia House Appropriations Committee by a 21-1 vote on Friday.view
Caesars Entertainment has revealed it will now check its guests' hotel rooms every 24 hours, even if guests have a "Do Not Disturb" sign displayed on the door.view
The two Connecticut casino/resorts, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, broke out of the gate slowly in 2018 with Foxwoods posting a 2.5 decrease in slot revenue and Mohegan Sun a 5.3 percent slot revenue decrease for January.view
Rhode Island lawmakers, now considering legalizing sports gambling, will now be subject to official lobbying efforts by the National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball.view
A plan, in which Japanese nationals and foreigners living in the country would face significant restrictions on attending proposed casinos, has been floated by the government to the lawmakers of the Liberal Democratic Party, led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.view
The South Point Hotel Casino and Spa at the “tip of the Strip” on the southern portion of Las Vegas Boulevard has announced a $40 million upgrade plan for its guest rooms.view
Pariplay has announced its “eyeON” technology will provide Foxwoods Resort Casino with the ability to keep guests engaged on-property 24/7 by providing access to hundreds of digital games via a Foxwoods-branded mobile application and web portal.view
Poor weather is being blamed for Atlantic City’s weak showing in January as gambling revenue was down by nearly 10 percent. The figures show the seven casinos won $184.3 million in January, down 9.9 percent from January 2017.view
The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians has announced that Saturday, March 3 it will officially celebrate a grand opening with a ceremony and concert to mark the completion of its $300 million expansion of its Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula.view
A planned $28.5 million upgrade for the Fremont Street Experience video canopy in Downtown Las Vegas is expected to move forward with a $9.5 million contribution from The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA).view
MGM Cotai, the 1,390-room casino/resort just off Macau’s Cotai Strip, is now open and expecting huge crowds. The new casino/resort cost $3.4 billion with displays of large public art pieces and the latest in architectural design.view
New York developer Steve Witkoff has revealed his plan to reopen and rebrand the dormant Fontainebleau project on the Las Vegas Strip, just five months after purchasing the shuttered property.view
Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corp. (BYD) reported fourth-quarter net income of $82.2 million on Tuesday. The company said it had profit of 71 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, were 22 cents per share.
MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren has revealed his company is ready to quickly move towards accepting sports bets, should the U.S. Supreme Court legalize national sports wagering.
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Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, has shed some new light on the leagues recent revelation that it would seek one percent fee from all wagers on its games should sports betting be legalized in the U.S.